Multimedia Industry – Class 4

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Today’s Class

  • Assessment Task 1
  • Feedback

Assessment Task 1

This assessment is an industry study. You will need to find businesses that you could see yourself work for.

Task 1:

Look into the yellow pages and collect details for 20 business:

  • List 10 businesses with a print or graphic design background
  • List 10 businesses with a digital media focus. Web, adverts, film and media

Make sure to have business name, type of business, contact details incl email and web address.

Task 2:

Develop a short questionnaire. Have a minimum of 10 questions. Your questions should be able to be answered on the phone or by e-mail.

The aim of your questionnaire is to

  • establish the chances for a Cert IV PGA Graduate and Diploma of PGA Graduate of finding employment and
  • find out what businesses in target industries are looking for in employees.

You can use the questions below to get you started.

What skill set are you looking for in an employee (eg Graphic Designer, Print operator…)
What soft skills are you looking for in a new employee?
In your expert opinion is your industry growing? Please describe (the sectors)!
I am [state your age] [gender] [currently studying a Cert IV in PGA at Kangan Institute]. Would I be able to find employment with you?
What advise do you have for me?

Task 3:

Interview 2 businesses (one from each group). You need to collect a contact person’s name and their job title. Aim for the highest up in a business. Write all the answers down. It might be a good idea to e-mail them the questionnaire, so that they read it as you ask them.

Make sure to check the spelling of names. Some people may get insulted if you misspell names.

Task 4:

Write a report with your opinion of your findings.

Details:

Hand everything in as a Word document. Include your full name and Student ID. Submit the final product on MyKangan.

Due Dates:

Task 1 + 2: 26/8//13 – We will work on it in class.

Tasks 3 + 4: 9/9/13

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Multimedia Industry – Class 3

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Today’s Class

  • Printing Methods – Teamwork
    • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Paper Finishes

Printing Methods – Teamwork

We will continue viewing the second presentation/s from last week by Hwan, Nawras and Maryam on: Web, Flexography and Digital Printing.

Paper Finishes

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Please open the documents below, I will discuss them in class.

Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions.

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

You might also visit the K.W.Doggett Site. The paper sample that I have brought in is from there.

Homework

Well, it is not much of a homework rather than following up on this class :

  • View the presentations of student works below
  • Read through the document: MediaWorks-Chapter3 – pages 2-6 (Page Layout Basics, Paper Stock, Printing Methods)  and write down any questions that you have for class

Student Work

Below are PowerPoint Shows by students researching Printing Processes:

Three Printing Methods by Annabel and Lylah

Three Printing Methods by ‘Hwan’ Sukanit R

Web Printing by Maryam C

Flexography by Nawras S

Multimedia Industry – Class 2

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Today’s Class

  • Printing Methods – Teamwork
    • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Paper Finishes

Printing Methods – Teamwork

Please complete a PowerPoint presentation for last week’s Word document on Printing Processes. Include all the processes mentioned in the file.

We will view the presentations at 10:15am.

NOTE: We did not commence on paper finishes today and will continue with it next week.

Lylah and Anabel presented Lithography, Screen Printing and Gravure.

Hwan, Nawras and Maryam will present next week: Web, Flexography and Digital Printing.

Paper Finishes

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Please open the documents below, I will discuss them in class.

Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions.

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

You might also visit the K.W.Doggett Site. The paper sample that I have brought in is from there.

Multimedia Industry Class 2

Please complete a mind map or PowerPoint presentation for last week’s Word document on Printing Processes. Include all the processes mentioned in the file.

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions and afterwards complete the questionnaire below. You can use the supplied resources or the Web.

Class 02 Task – Print Terms 02

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

Keep a copy of your completed document and upload onto MyKangan asap.

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